Saturday, October 01, 2016

I'm very grateful to my family for showing up to Highland Kitchen for Sunday Brunch last week.
I'm proud to be blue collar.  Proud to work, to earn.  Proud to make daily differences in my guests' lives with nutritious & delicious foods from MIT Brain Food Salad Bars to Captaining a Sunday Brunch at one of Somerville's Most Popular Hotspots.
I am a Linecook.  I am a Union 26 chef.  And I live to serve.  Life does get easier when we make the choice to switch our intrinsic values from "What's in it for Me?" to "How Can I Help?".
My parents have been to Sunday Brunch at Highland Kitchen a few times over the past few years.  Sunday Brunch is what keeps me from Easter & Mother's Day so they share theirs with me now.
My cousin Michael pulled this together.  Scoreboard: Table for 9.  My parents, 4 cousins, 3 spouses.
9 very happy people.  I saw a bunch of clean plates.  The best compliment a chef can get.


How's it going?  ^_^
I've found a great past time.
I've been bitten by the LEGO Bug and I'm shamelessly a Happier Nerd for It.

You might remember The Inciting Incident: The STAR WARS MILENNIUM FALCON my parents gave me last year as an X-Mas present.

I've been a DOCTOR WHO fan since I was a kid, before Star Wars to be sure.  Way before the Modern Era and the Age of the "Whovian".  It's a term I shrink from personally.  I'd like to think of myself humbly as just another one of the Doctor's companions but iDigress...
It used to be an exclusive club and you had to find "the secret door" to get in.  And of course, the room was bigger on the inside, so to speak.
My "secret door" was my PBS station WGBH Channel 2.
And in the 1970's on Sundays, they would play blocks of Doctor Who in the afternoon.  Doctor Who became synonymous with Sunday Dinner at either Grandma's House and What Do I Only-Child Do After Supper?
I'd watch a shitload of Doctor Who, that's where "I went" for a few hours, weekly.
Tom Baker, the 4th Doctor was My First Primary Health Care Provider for the Imagination.
"Jelly Belly?"
Peter recently turned me onto to LEGO Ideas.  An Official Site for Real Suggestions for Future Kits.  It's a really dynamic system and if your idea hold merit, interest and most importantly traction with other members "Likes", your Kit could become Manifest!
The DOCTOR WHO TARDIS Kit is Number Eleven in the LEGO Ideas Series.  A fan thought this design up and lo & behold...$60 Yanquee Dollars Later, it's sitting on display in my room.  ^_^